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Maxim Gorky Quotes: Silence is terrible and painful only to those who have said all and have nothing more to speak of; but to those who never had anything to say— to them silence is simple and easy.
         

Silence is terrible and painful only to those who have said all and have nothing more to speak of; but to those who never had anything to say— to them silence is simple and easy.


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When everything is easy one quickly gets stupid.



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Keep reading books, but remember that a book’s only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself.



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Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.



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Be good, be kind, be humane, and charitable; love your fellows; console the afflicted; pardon those who have done you wrong.



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Two forces are succesfully influencing the education of a cultivated man: art and science. Both are united in the book.



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